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Hair loss after bariatric surgery

One of the most common complaints patients have following bariatric surgery is hair loss. This is mainly associated with nutritional deficiencies from reduced food intake, the lack of adherence to...


Guide to important vitamins and minerals

Vitamins and minerals are vital after bariatric surgery for long term health and well being. This article contains a guide to each vitamin and mineral including which foods contain the...


Is Weight-Loss Surgery the Next Wave in Cancer Prevention?

Newly published data suggest that weight-loss surgery can prevent cancer. After 20 years, the landmark Swedish Obesity Study (SOS) has provided research showing that weight-loss surgery is associated with a...


Healthy Recipes

Looking for some nutritious recipes to help you in your weight loss journey? You'll love this list of healthy recipes from the nutrition team at the Surgical Weight Loss Centre....


Keep the rituals, say good-bye to the kilos

Undergoing weight loss surgery means still celebrating all those wonderful events that revolve around food, such as Christmas and New Years, but without the weight gain. A few tweaks may...


Top 10 motives to seek weight loss surgery

The factors that motivate people to seek surgical solutions for weight loss can, and should, be used to form accurate clinical assessments and sustainable treatment plans. This understanding can help...


The Ethics of Affordable Weight Loss Surgery – by Dr Jorrie Jordaan

Learn more about Streamline Sleeve Low cost bariatric surgery is a contentious issue, to say the least. While performing the surgery itself can be a technically simple task, that is...


Surgery is not ‘the easy way out’ – Roxanne’s Story

Roxanne went from a size 10 to a size 22 in a short space of time. She was unemployed and becoming more anti-social by the day when her Aunt suggested...


New Findings on Junk Food

Think about how different life would be if you felt full and satisfied after consuming a small portion of nutritionally dense food ... According to new research, Australian households are...


From Plus Size to Petite – Leonne’s Weight Loss Story

My name is Leonne Boyd-Skinner. I have multiple sclerosis and have been in and out of a wheelchair for many years, putting on 5kg each time I was wheelchair bound. At...